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What can cause irregular blood pressure?

What can cause irregular blood pressure?

BP: changes in cardiac output or peripheral vascular resistance will cause changes in blood pressure. If the pump(heart muscle)has decreased ability to respond to stresses the blood pressure may vary irregularly ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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What can cause your blood pressure to drop?

What can cause your blood pressure to drop?

Blood pressure : Blood loss, dehydration, acidosis, cardiac failure, peripheral vasodilation, cardiac outflow obstruction, valve dysfunction.... ...Read more

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What causes irregular blood pressure readings?

What causes irregular blood pressure readings?

Normal: You have to determine if the cuff you are using is accurate. You will rarely get the same BP readings with an automated cuff. ...Read more

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Is seeing squiggly lines caused by blood pressure?

Is seeing squiggly lines caused by blood pressure?

See doctor: Although extreme elevations in blood pressure could cause visual disturbance, ophthalmologic and neurologic evaluation is needed to determine the cause of visual disturbance. ...Read more

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Can a pintch nerve cause your blood pressure to be high?

Yes: The pain from a pinched nerve or any other pain in the body can cause your blood pressure to rise. When you experience pain, the body will increase the number of stress hormones, including adrenaline, and this can increase your blood pressure. ...Read more

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What are the causes of blood pressure to rise when you get up?

What are the causes of blood pressure to rise when you get up?

Normal physiology: When you get up, your heart beats faster and stronger, and the stroke volume (amount of blood pumped per beat) rises. Also, your involuntary (autonomic) nervous system causes your vessels to constrict. The net effect of all those actions is a normal rise in bp. ...Read more

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What can cause my blood pressure to be too low? Example 100/66; 93/65;

What can cause my blood pressure to be too low?  Example 100/66; 93/65;

BP medications...: 55 y/o female asks, What can cause my BP to be too low? Example 100/66, 93/65. Technically, those numbers are not too low with <120/90 being normal. That said, BP medications themselves are the commonest causes of low BP for age. But a host of Endocrine & metabolic disorders;low thyroid, low Adrenal function, diuretics, low salt diet and more can also do it. To prevent Syncope/Falls best see MD. ...Read more

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What to if I am just curious what can cause my blood pressure to change over night?

Blood pressure: Pressure varies all the time, typically lower at nite and goes back up in the am when stresses reappear during the day. ...Read more